Social Media

How Employee Handbooks Can Save You From Social Media Legal Claims

Social Media.  Everyone is doing it, BUT are you exposed to claims?!? What you don’t consider when engaging in social media on behalf of your company can create legal issues and expose your company to claims.  Claims can range from slander to intellectual property infringement.  Literally your errors and those of your employees can be exposed to…

Trademarks

Trademarks: How to protect your brand and intellectual property legally

Trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, and patents are all common types of intellectual property.  Intellectual property or IP refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.  The business world is highly competitive, and it pays to stake claim to and protect your IP.  This is ESPECIALLY…

Do you know what the labels on your alcoholic beverages mean?

Do you know what the labels on your alcoholic beverages mean?  If you don’t it can definitely cost you!!  There are many open litigation suits regarding false advertising claims on some of you favorite alcoholic beverages.  You mean Red Stripe, the official beer of Jamaica, is actually brewed in Pennsylvania…Wait What?!?  “Handmade”, “Craft”, and “Imported”…

Startup

Startup: Hiring Considerations For Businesses and Owners

LINK:  Startup: Hiring Considerations For Businesses and Owners A decision to launch a startup business is a BIG decision.  Here is a short list of some of the very important questions that a startup business owner will need to address:  Where is your office going to be located, what type of lease do you need and can you afford, how you are going…